Linden Technical Institute (LTI) continued their dominance in the Youth Basketball Guyana (YBG)/Linden Amateur Basketball Association (LABA) Secondary School Under-19 Basketball Championship, brushing aside Christian-burg/Wismar Multilateral by a mammoth 107-24 scoreline on Thursday.
The contest was effectively over at the end of the first half at the Mackenzie Sports Club hard-court, as LTI romped to a 61-12 advantage. The carnage continued in the second stanza, as LTI outscored their opponent 46-12.
Jamal Gilkes top scored with 39 points in the rout, with Daniel Lee the next best scorer with 25 points. The trident of Dellon Pellew, Ronaldo Patoir and Stephon Duncan added 13, 12 and 12 points, respectively.For the loser, Ezra Thomas scored 12 points.
Similarly, Mackenzie High dismissed New Silvercity 56-30. Leon Benjamin led the victors with 25 points, while Yannick Tappin and Shemar Henry chipped in with 12 and nine points, respectively. On the other side, Kobe Tappin battled to 17 points.
Meanwhile, Wisburg downed Harmony Secondary 40-29. Jonathan Copeland recorded a game high 21 points, while the duo of Royston Favourite and Adwyn Beard each netted six points.
For the loser, Omar Green top scored with nine points, while the trio of Delroy Bell, Leandre McCordy and Keyon Thom scored six points each.
The tournament continues today at the same venue. At 14:30hrs, LTI will faceoff with New Silver City, while Harmony will lock horns with Mackenzie High from 16:30hrs.